Around six shops were gutted in a fire mishap at Sabzi Mandi in the Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday morning.

Reports reaching News Agency said that fire broke out early in the morning at Sabzi mandi Handwara.

A source said around six shops were damaged in the fire mishap.

The efforts of the fire service, police, and locals were on to douse the flames when this report was filed.